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A+ Student Checking

Open a student bank account with unlimited transactions and convenient online banking.

A+ Student Checking makes the grade for providing a student bank account that’s simple and easy to maintain. Our checking account is available for college students, high schoolers and trade school students with a valid school ID or proof of enrollment.

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Manage your student bank account online.

With free online and mobile banking4 for your student checking account you can:

  • Keep track of your balance
  • Make mobile deposits
  • Transfer funds
  • Pay bills
  • Make person-to-person payments
  • Locate an ATM & more!

Open an A+ Student Checking account with as little as $1 and maintain a minimum daily balance of $500, OR enroll in eStatements to have the $4 monthly maintenance fee waived.1 Enjoy unlimited monthly transactions (including check writing), and access to 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide – ideal for college bank accounts. Minors as young as 14 years of age2 may open our student checking account and have a debit card issued3 in their name, as long as their parent or guardian is a joint account holder.

Manage your student bank account online

Online and mobile banking for your student checking account make it easy to manage your finances, right from your dorm room. You may also use online banking to sign up for our eStatement option within 60 days of opening your student bank account to avoid the monthly maintenance fee. If you don’t choose the eStatement option, you’ll receive a paper statement without images and will be required to maintain a minimum daily balance to avoid the fee. You can opt in to eStatement delivery at any time to avoid having to maintain a minimum balance or pay a monthly fee. You must be an Online Banking customer to sign up for eStatements.

BONUS: The first overdraft fee on our student checking account is waived

We know it might take time to settle in to managing your own funds. Lean into the college experience with the peace of knowing your first bank account overdraft fee will be waived. To avoid future fees, consider pairing your A+ Student Checking account with a Companion Savings account and enjoy a savings option with no minimum balance requirement or monthly maintenance fee when you combine your statements.

An initial deposit of $50 is required to open a Companion Savings account and the account ownership must be identical to your checking account. You can use this account to automatically transfer available funds to your checking account to cover overdrafts5 and reduce fees.

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Choose the account that's right for you.

Looking for Savings?

The perfect companion to your WesBanco checking account. All of our accounts are available with a Companion Savings account with no minimum balance requirement or monthly maintenance fee when monthly statements are combined and accounts have identical ownership.

Companion Savings
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Free Mobile Deposits